Silent Witness cast revealed for series 25 of BBC One drama

Meet the Silent Witness 2022 cast

BBC drama Silent Witness is back on BBC One for 2022 – here’s all you need to know.

The new set of six episodes will see the show celebrate its landmark 25th Anniversary series.

There will be the usual familiar faces plus the return of one iconic character…

Meet the cast

Series 25 welcomes back regular cast members Emilia Fox (Nikki Alexander), David Caves (Jack Hodgson) and Genesis Lynea (Simone Tyler).

They’ll be joined by Amanda Burton who will return to reprise her role of Sam Ryan. The actress first appeared in the lead role of pathologist Sam in 1996, starring in 54 episodes before leaving in 2004, when her character returned home to Northern Ireland to be with her family.

The full cast on this series are:

Matthew Gravelle plays Tom Faulkner
Hugh Quarshie plays Jomo Mashaba
Ian Puleston-Davies plays DSI Ronnie Boyle
Christine Bottomley plays Florence Clarke

Jemma Redgrave plays DI Jill Raymond
Richard Durden plays Conor Hodgson
Glynis Barber plays Caroline Bergqvist
Shireen Farkhoy plays DS Martine Chalal

David Caves plays Jack Hodgson
David Leon plays Oscar Harris
Duncan Preston plays DI Johnny Campbell
Rhiannon Jones plays Cara

Frances Tomelty plays Margaret Armstrong
Francesca Henry plays Charlie Jarrett
Mark Frost plays Iain Jarrett
Cory Chambers plays DS Matthew Quinn

Watch Silent Witness on TV and online

Silent Witness series 25 currently airs Monday and Tuesday nights at 9PM on BBC One. The new series has six episodes.

As ever, you’ll be able to watch online and catch up via BBC iPlayer.

A tease for this week’s episode (6 June) shares: “The death of an investigative journalist throws the spotlight onto Sam Ryan. Nikki begins to realise that the implications of her discoveries will challenge the principles of forensic science.”

You can get past episodes on DVD here or stream via the BBC iPlayer here.